How to implement an institution-based sexual assault response team (SART)

This resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) provides information on the steps to implement a SART as well as recommendations for and lessons learned about successful collaboration.

Although this document by Hallie Martyniuk through the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) mostly emphasizes how a SART works under PREA, it is helpful for any institution trying to implement a well-organized and pervasive SART.

Click below to read the file.

SANE/SART models on campuses

This document (from the NSVRC) provides information on campuses that have implemented SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner)/SART (sexual assault response team) models at their school. It provides more information and resources on how your campus can implement a SANE/SART.

Comprehensive Prevention Efforts: How SARTs Can Play a Role

Through Oregon’s Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force, Ashley Maier and Alexa Priddy provide comprehensive information on how SARTs can play a role in prevention efforts.

Some of their advice includes examples prevention like:

  • community engagement efforts that seek to change norms about the acceptability of sexual violence and enhance protective factors that inhibit sexual violence from occurring;
  • efforts that engage youth and strengthen developmental assets;
  • and initiatives that promote the status of women and girls and focus on the issues of male sexual entitlement and violence.

Click below to read through their suggestions.